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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Alligator River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Cub made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Cub made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Jack Shepherd
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Tapstick

Tapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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1931
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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1890
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Aiguade de L'Astrolabe au port du Roi Georges (Nlle. Hollande) -

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Western Australia, Australia
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Louis A. de Sainson
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1833
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Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Shield used by Jacky Plowright, Berrima area, New South Wales, 1890

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Edmund Milne collection
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacky Plowright
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1890
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Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container from Orara River area, New South Wales, 1898

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Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Sample - Adhesive

Sample - Adhesive

Edmund Milne collection
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Club with pointed head

Club with pointed head

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Boomerang from Macquarie River, New South Wales, 1911

Boomerang from Macquarie River, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Macquarie River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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On the Death of Puss

On the Death of Puss

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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1833
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Shield, desert area of Western Australia, 1915

Shield, desert area of Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Gulf country, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Asymmetrical boomerang, Paroo River

Asymmetrical boomerang, Paroo River

Edmund Milne collection
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Paroo River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club from Samoa

Club from Samoa

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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1901
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Boomerang from Goondiwindi, Queensland, 1901

Boomerang from Goondiwindi, Queensland, 1901

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Queensland spear 1

Queensland spear 1

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Tapered tapstick, 1890

Tapered tapstick, 1890

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1890
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Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Namoi River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Digging stick from Bogan River, New South Wales, 1912

Digging stick from Bogan River, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Central Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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1912
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Nangerybone, New South Wales, Australia
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Parrying shield, Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

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Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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Vue du Port du Roi Georges. (Nouvelle Hollande)

Vue du Port du Roi Georges. (Nouvelle Hollande)

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Western Australia, Australia
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Louis A. de Sainson
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1833
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Godolphin.

Godolphin.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1833
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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H C. Jervis
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Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jack the Traveller, King of Bendora Bellevue Jembicumbane

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Edmund Milne collection
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Club from north west New South Wales

Club from north west New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Retouched flake [stone implement]

Retouched flake [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Comb from Vanuatu

Comb from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Combs
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Club from Barrow River area, Queensland

Club from Barrow River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1907
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Club from Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Club from Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1931
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Parrying shield

Parrying shield

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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On the Death of Puss

On the Death of Puss

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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1833
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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Club from Goodooga, Queensland border, 1909

Club from Goodooga, Queensland border, 1909

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Goodooga, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1909
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Club from Tamworth area, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Tamworth area, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs McGarrity
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1911
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Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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